What's Happening in Raleigh?

Looking for an all-in-one resource on life in the Triangle? You've come to the right place! We're always updating our guide to Raleigh with the latest events, real estate news, and so much more—just keep reading to find out what's happening in our area this month.

Triangle Real Estate Updates

Sun Belt Cities Continue to Boom

Johnston County was the fastest-growing county in North Carolina between 2010 and 2020, and it continues to welcome new residents to the area. A new Zillow report named two North Carolina cities among the hottest in the housing market in 2022. Raleigh came in at #3 and Charlotte at #5 when compared to the 50 largest metros in the country.

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The area continues to see new housing communities developing, and home values are predicted to continue rising by as much as 21% through November.

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What's Going On in Raleigh?

There's always something fun to do in the Triangle! Here are a few events coming up over the next few weeks.

May 20th-21st

Artsplosure - The Raleigh Arts Festival

Artsplosure is a two-day event that features an Art Market of approximately 175 juried visual artists from all over the United States. The event showcases works in ceramics, glass, fiber art, jewelry, metal, painting, photography, wood, and more. In addition to browsing the eclectic Art Market, attendees can enjoy live music performances on the main stage by emerging national and regional artists, bring their kids to enjoy free arts and crafts at Kidsplosure, and experience one-of-a-kind art installations displayed throughout the downtown footprint.

Where: 400 Fayetteville St, Raleigh
When: Sat., 11am-7pm; Sun., 10am-6pm

May 28th

NC Sugar Rush

NC Sugar Rush is the place to be on Sunday, May 28th, 2023, from 12pm to 5pm at City Plaza Downtown Raleigh (443 Fayetteville St, Raleigh, NC). Indulge in a variety of mouthwatering delights like Italian Ice, Funnel Cakes, Ice Cream, Popsicles, Cookies, Cupcakes, and more, with treats even available for your pets. With a DJ and live performances, you can dance off the initial Sugar Rush and make room for more as we aim to satisfy your every craving.

Where: 443 Fayetteville St., Raleigh, NC 27601
When: Noon-5:00 pm

June 3rd

Ever After: Fairytales, Food, and Flowers

Immerse yourself in a botanical adventure at Fletcher Park! Explore diverse food vendors offering delectable desserts, artisan creations, and savory delights. Prepare your home and garden for summer with local nurseries' plants and produce, while your kids engage in free crafts, meet fairytale characters, and embark on a garden-wide scavenger hunt. Delve into hands-on history workshops on butter making, natural dyes, and flower pressing.

Where: Fred Fletcher Park
When: 10:00am-3:00pm

More Fun Things to Do

Local parks & rec

Raleigh is home to more than 8,100 acres of parkland, 78 miles of trails, 22 community centers, and so much more. Favorites include Dix Park, Umstead State Park, and the historic Pullen Park.

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Top-rated museums

As the state capital, Raleigh features more than a dozen museums. View the galleries at the NCMA, or check out exhibits at the local science or history museum.

Explore Museums »

Entertainment venues

Whether you love checking out the symphony, scoping out a theatre production, or seeing a concert, you'll find tons of entertainment venues around the Triangle.

Upcoming Events »

Annual events

Raleigh is known for its packed calendar of events—so no matter what you love to do, you'll have no trouble finding something fun to do in the Triangle.

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Wondering What's Around?

Contact the Raleigh Experts

Here at 220 Agents, we're passionate about the community we serve, and we'd love to answer any questions you have about the Triangle. Get in touch with us today for more information on local real estate or life in Raleigh. We look forward to chatting!